Category: What’s New

Factory Fives Set Records at Mecum 2022

This week, Factory Fives set new records for auction prices of customer-built cars. The Mecum auto auction in Kissimmee, FL offered three Factory Five Roadsters (one Mk3 and two Mk4s), and a very well-built Type 65 Coupe. The Roadsters sold for between $74,800 and $110,000. The Coupe for $121,000! Check…Read More

Factory Five-Traxxas R/C Hot Rod & Truck Now Available!

Building a Factory Five? Check out these cool Factory Five Remote Control '35 Hot Rod Trucks and '33 Hot Rods! They are 1/10 scale Traxxas brand RC cars with speed up to 30+mph (50+kph). It comes fully assembled, with a TQ™ 2.4GHz Radio System, XL-5® Electronic Speed Control, Titan® 12T 550 motor. This model is…Read More

Customer Chris L.’s Hot Rod & Pedal Car

Customer Chris L. from South Plainfield, NJ shared photos of the Factory Five '33 Hot Rod that he completed in 2018. Just recently, he built a matching pedal car for his 2-year-old son, Donovan. Congratulations Chris on a beautiful build, and when Donovan gets a bit older, we have an…Read More

Factory Fives at SEMA 2021

If the old expression, "Seven gets you to Heaven" applies, then Factory Five is on its way with seven customer cars prominently displayed at this year's SEMA Show! For the first time is 25 years, we were unable to attend the show, but our customers have made us proud! Here…Read More

An Update from Factory Five on Our Power Loss

Update - October 29, 2021 - 9:35 FFR is still without full power, and Eversource says it will be up Saturday night. We hope to return to regular operations on Monday, November 1st. We're staying on top of emails as best we can. Please send your questions to us at…Read More

F9 Hypercar Earns Six Design Patents!

The team at Factory Five Racing has been working with Phil Frank (designer of the Saleen S7) on an all-new design that we call the F9. We have already been granted trademarks on the F9, F9R, and F9E protecting the name of the car in its three forms. These design…Read More

Factory Five Will Not Attend SEMA 2021

After 25 years of attending the annual SEMA Show, we will unfortunately have to miss this year's show. Due to a combination of COVID related issues and our obligation to our customers to get as many orders and parts to them as possible during this global supply chain nightmare, I…Read More

Join Us to Help Our Friend Jose Castillo

Tough news from Jeff Miller at Miller's Custom Painting. Jeff's lead shop hand Jose Castillo (42) has been diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer. It has metastasized to the liver, and he needs our help. Jose and his wife Tamera (right) and their kids (L to R) LaDean, Adrian, Frankie,…Read More

Huntington Beach Cruise-In Postponed Until April 2022

The global pandemic continues to affect us in many ways. Unfortunately, this year's Huntington Beach Cruise-In which was scheduled for November 6th has now been rescheduled for Saturday, April 30th, 2022. We were informed, at our most recent meeting before the City Council of Huntington Beach, that the middle block…Read More

Join Us Thursday, 8/26, at Gillette Stadium!

Join us and other Factory Five customers this Thursday from 4 pm to 7 pm at Patriot Place (Gillette Stadium) in Foxboro, MA for the Mass Cruisers Bass Pro Shops Cruise-In! This week will be Factory Five Night where Factory Five customers who bring their cars will be able to…Read More

2021 St. Jude Mk4 Charity Build

I dare you to visit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, TN and NOT become a life long supporter of these amazing people who bring hope to so many parents of children with cancer. We began supporting St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in 2015 by donating a kit to…Read More

US Army Ret. SSG Travis Mills Visits!

We were honored to host a very special visitor to Factory Five on Thursday, May 6th, 2021, Travis Mills. Travis is retired United States Army Staff Sergeant of the 82nd Airborne and a recalibrated warrior, motivational speaker, actor, author and an advocate for veterans and amputees. Travis’s New York Times…Read More

Customer Mike C. Graduates his Mk4 Roadster!

After seeing the originals in 1965, customer Mike C. from Rochester, MI has wanted to build his own Roadster. The time finally came in 2015 which happened also be his 50th birthday, and Mike placed his order for a Factory Five Mk4 Roadster. Mike received his kit in November 2015,…Read More

The Goode Family Build an Mk3 Roadster

Customer Ian G. from Alberta, Canada has officially graduated his Mk3 Roadster build! Ian took delivery of his Roadster in June 2006, and built the car with his two sons. They officially had their Mk3 on the road in 2010 in gel-coat with the donor car's 5.0L enigne. They would…Read More

Carculture.ae Profiles Factory Five Mk4 in Dubai!

Factory Five's community continues to expand around the world with customers in other countries building and driving FFR kits. We recently were sent this story posted on carculture.ae's website about a customer, Sam, who purchased a Mk4 Roadster in early 2020, and has been driving it around Dubai for the…Read More